ERIC Number: ED038527
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Agricultural Equipment Technology: A Suggested 2-Year Post High School Curriculum.
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Developed by a subject matter specialist, this suggested curriculum guide is intended to assist school administrators, advisory committees, supervisors, and teachers in planning and developing new programs or evaluating existing ones in agricultural equipment technology. The guide provides suggested course outlines, including examples of texts and references, a sequence of technical education procedure, farm land requirements, laboratory layouts with equipment and costs, a selected list of scientific, trade, and technical societies, and special library, faculty, and student services. Grouped under the general headings of technical courses, mathematics and science courses, auxiliary and supporting technical courses, and general courses, the 25 course outlines include: (1) Agricultural Chemical Equipment, (2) Farm Power, (3) Principles of Farm Mechanization, (4) Welding, (5) Applied Mathematics, (6) Applied Physics, (7) Accounting for Agricultural Equipment Business, (8) Agricultural Equipment Technology Seminars, (9) Selling, Distributing and Diagraming, (10) Technical Reporting, (11) American Institutions, and (12) General and Industrial Economics. The 215-hour program may be adapted to meet local, state, and regional needs. (AW)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Technicians, Curriculum Guides, Equipment, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Technical Education, Vocational Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (FS5.281:81015, $1.25)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.